The Sustainable Futures ReportAuthor: Anthony Day
18 Jan 2019

The Sustainable Futures Report

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Anthony Day and guests making sense of sustainability

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    The Anthropocene

    What do we think of human influence on the Earth? "Relaxed, but not complacent," says Chris Thomas. He's an ecologist and evolutionary biologist at the University of York and a Fellow of the Royal Society. In a wide-ranging discussion he tells me why he's optimistic, although we need to take urgent action to cut carbon emissions, and why he'd like to introduce elephants and hippopotamuses to the university lake.


  • Posted on 18 Jan 2019

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    More Rubbish

    Have we reached Peak Stuff? Are we wasting our time recycling? Who is Trash Girl? All this and a conversation with Mike Graham of Talk Radio about dealing with our rubbish.


  • Posted on 11 Jan 2019

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    The Carrington Event

    In this last episode for 2018 I report how COP24 finally concluded an agreement, but loose ends remain to be tied at COP25 next year. I investigate the story of a scientific phenomenon from 1859, and discover what it could do to us if it happened again.


  • Posted on 21 Dec 2018

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    Another Year

    This week I look back at the 22 episodes published this year and pick out some themes, stories and updates.

    Sustainability is an immensely broad issue and climate change must come at the very top. Waste, energy and low carbon solutions for transport are all linked as well. And what are VW shooting at in Mexico?


  • Posted on 14 Dec 2018

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    Water - and COP24

    COP24 opens in Katowice, Poland with a keynote from Sir David Attenborough. What will these two weeks bring? And a look at water. Warm water, cold water and salty water. Could another Little Ice Age be on its way?


  • Posted on 07 Dec 2018

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